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Forum: Other Plants 09-13-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By shopgirl2
Trade Pindo Palm Seeds

Pindo palm seeds to give away while they last. Send s ASE.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-07-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 28,541
Posted By shopgirl2
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-07-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By shopgirl2
Saba Banana

Want to buy Saba banana tree. I lost all of mine.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-03-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,122
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Largest banana grown in NC?

sabas' leaves are as tall or taller than the roof of my house. They must be 18 feet. My Basjoos had bananas last summer, but I doubt if I get any this summer as N.C. had a bad winter this...
Forum: Tiki Hut 03-28-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 21,441
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Weird Food - Care to share?

i think i am going to get sick to my stomach......boohoo
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-21-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Bananas in Western NC???

I live in zone 8, coastal N.C. it freezes around here also. However, My Basjoos, bloomed this year and they were gorgeous (two summers). the bananas are about 3 to 4 inches and One banana plant had...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-21-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By shopgirl2
program to post pictures

what program do you use to post pictures?

Thank you and Merry Christmas, all.
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-21-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 21,441
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Weird Food - Care to share?

my mamma used to tell me green mangos gave you fever! watch out, guys!
Forum: Banana Recipes 12-08-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,412
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: banana leaves prevent skillet/pot sticking

Ladies and Gents: you boil the green banana peels in the container you wish to make teflonish like. The green banana peeling coats the pots/skillets/all with a teflon like covering. My grandmother...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-08-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By shopgirl2
Musa Basjoo bananas

I am still waiting for any response regarding the thread I started about 3 months ago under the title: Finally Bloomed" My Musa Basjoo finally bloomed after two seasons. I am so proud of being...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-19-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,259
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Thousand fingers blooming!!

You live in the tropics, banana growing in D. Republic is a cinch, no? Congratulations. Nice "crop"
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-19-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By shopgirl2
I Did It, Did It, Banana Blooms Finally!

My Basjoo finally sprouted a beautiful pod in October. I will send pictures very soon. Imagine my contentment, I was dancing with joy together with my son. He keps saying: that banana top looks...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,826
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Fire ants !!

Ladies and Gentlemen: Someone a long time ago, told me this cheap ant/fire ant killer. Buy Dish soap containing glycerine in it. The kind that it is used to wash birds, sea-living animals when...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,390
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: How to treat for nematodes, etc.

Farmers here in southeast N.C. use a teaspoonful of sugar when planting tomato plants to kill nematodes; I wonder if it would work as well for banana plants.... any input?
Forum: Banana Recipes 08-09-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 19,546
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: pork roast wrapped in banana leaves a la crockpot

The banana leaves renders an aroma and taste all of its own. You must've grown with it in order to appreciate the delicate and delicious taste and aroma of the finished food product.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-09-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,084
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Read Cold Hardy Thead, Still Have Questions

I also live in zone 8A (south east coast of North Carolina). I do have several cultivars. Raja Puri corms do survive where I live, however, the summer is not long enough. We do have frost as early...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,176
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Hua Moa yield - Short but Fat

congratulation, Sgt. Don. You are becoming a bananaman Mr. Tallymon, perhaps?
Good to see you again online. I was down for a little while. Hope all is well.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-12-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,167
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: A new DVD about growing bananas is available

Lots of useful information even though the dvd was for plants growing in Hawaii.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-12-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,307
Posted By shopgirl2
Basjoo leaves tips turn dry and brown

I have my basjoos in the ground. lately i am noticing the leave tips turn dry and brown. also noticed something chewing on them (holes).

I appreciate your input and advise as I would not like to...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 06-29-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,085
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: The Future of Fertilizer

speaking of fertilizers, the price of 10-10-10 which I used to buy last year for $8 for a 10 pound bag has gone up to $17.00 and $10 for 5 pound bag at Lowe's.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-19-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,582
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: 'Veinte Cohol' bananas are ripe, 2 months later.

I would love to buy a pup of that banana. have any for sale?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-19-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,582
Posted By shopgirl2
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-08-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Basjoo Question

Why not request them here at they would be the best by far and cheapest.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-08-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,714
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: What's the best fertilizer for basjoo musa banana??

it would appear to me your banana plants n eed some type of iron?
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-16-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,396
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Backyard Critters doing damage

what about squirrels? how to keep them out, short of trapping them.
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